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General and Basic Studies

General and Basic Studies


Academic Advising


Our Basic Studies advisors guide students in major selection and counsel them on academic success as well as university policies and procedures.


Students will be advised in Basic Studies until they meet the following requirements: completed a minimum of 12 credit hours, has a 2.5 or higher grade point average, and passed any developmental courses, if needed. If the students does not meet the requirements that were previously listed, they remain in Basic Studies until a maximum of 24 credit hours are earned. 


Students who declare their major as General Studies can choose one of three concentrations: Applied and Natural Sciences, Arts and Humanities, or Behavioral Sciences. General Studies offers a broad and interdisciplinary program that offers students the opportunity develop critical thinking and cultural awareness through an individualized course of study.